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19-year-old stabbed to death in Delhi's Jahangir Puri

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by his neighbour on Thursday after a scuffle broke out between the two over a petty issue in northwest Delhi's Puri, police said.

The deceased, Dipak, alias Balli, was a resident of the area and the accused, Yogesh, has been arrested, they said.

"When police reached the spot, they learnt that Dipak was stabbed with a knife by his neighbour (19). During investigation, police found that a minor scuffle broke out between Dipak and last night over a petty issue which was later settled," of said.

However, at around 11.40 am on Thursday, the accused allegedly attacked the victim and stabbed him in the chest with a knife and fled from the spot, he said.

Dipak was rushed to the Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries, the added.

A case was registered, he said, adding that further investigation was underway.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 17:25 IST